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Serious Foodborne Illness May One Day Be Prevented By A Pill

Modified probiotics, the beneficial bacteria touted for their role in digestive health, could one day decrease the risk of Listeria infection in people with susceptible immune systems, according...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Why some HPV infections go away and others become cancer

Immune system response isn't as crucial as activity of the infected cells themselvesFor people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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How cells defend themselves against antibiotics and cytostatic agents

'On the one hand, ABC transporters cause diseases such as cystic fibrosis, while on the other hand they are responsible for the immune system recognising infected cells or cancer cells,'...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Household pets can transmit infections to people

Household pets can transmit infection to people, especially those with weak immune systems, young children, pregnant women and seniors, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Bacterial 'memory' targets invading viruses

One of the immune system's most critical challenges is to differentiate between itself and foreign invaders -- and the number of recognized autoimmune diseases, in which the body attacks...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Immunology: Macrophages as T-cell primers

New work by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers demonstrates that macrophages can effectively substitute for so-called dendritic cells as primers of T-cell-dependent...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Immunotherapy fights cancer better with both arms of the immune system, say researchers

The idea of fighting cancer with immunotherapy is to trigger the immune system. Now, a new study suggests recruiting both the innate and the adaptive immune system works best.  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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New study suggests ways to avoid catching diseases from pets - It's a matter of finding the right pet for the right family, veterinarian says

As new medical diagnostics become available, researchers are increasingly discovering situations in which pets can transmit diseases to humans - especially when an owner's immune system is...  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago
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Immune system selectively disarmed by gum disease bacteria

The human body is comprised of roughly 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells.  
medicalnewstoday.com
about 7 years ago